Comparison of the sizes of the TRAPPIST-1 planets with Solar System bodies

This diagram compares the sizes of the newly-discovered planets around the faint red star TRAPPIST-1 with the Galilean moons of Jupiter and the inner Solar System. All the planets found around TRAPPIST-1 are of similar size to the Earth.

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ESO/O. Furtak

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Id:eso1706d
Type:Artwork
Release date:22 February 2017, 19:00
Related releases:eso1706
Size:2773 x 2880 px

About the Object

Name:TRAPPIST-1
Type:Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Category:Exoplanets
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